Ok, it might have been foolish of me to imagine that these Raven Boys (Gansey, Adam, Ronan, Noah) were actually shape-shifters.
Maggie Stiefvater outdones herself once more. She has given us: werewolves, water horses, fairies... and now she gives us witchtcraft and spirits. Her characters are down to earth, and most important believable. She even tackles the heavy subject of Child Abuse.
Here is one reader, anxiously waiting for book two.